Exchange Traded Funds

Introduction to ETFs

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are collective funds that trade on a stock exchange. They are designed to track the movements of an index, commodity or basket of assets. They will do this by taking positions in the underlying securities that make up an index in the same weights that they appear in that index.

ETFs are offered on a vast range of indices and commodities and usually have a lower annual management fee than other types of collective investment fund. They are also bought and sold in the same way as normal shares, but because they are a basket of stocks like a fund, you do not pay stamp duty on the purchase of ETFs, as stamp duty has already been paid on the underlying investments held by the ETF. However you will be subject to tax on any gains made from your investment in an ETF.*

*Tax laws may change. If you have any queries on taxation in relation to your investments please speak to a qualified tax advisor.

Risk Warning

The price and value of investments and their income fluctuates: you may get back less than the amount you invested. The tax treatment of investments is subject to tax law and HMRC practice which are subject to change.

Name6 Months (%)1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)CurrencySector
ETFS Physical Gold GBP-4.97-5.2024.95-11.60GBXCommodity & EnergyBuy
ETFS Physical Silver GBP-13.02-10.1916.88-38.41GBXCommodity & EnergyBuy
iShares $ TIPS UCITS ETF GBP-5.89-7.9924.2620.96GBPFixed Int - USD Index LinkedBuy
Amundi ETF JPX-Nikkei 400 Daily Hedged GBP15.1926.27--GBPEquity - JapanBuy
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe Energy GBP7.6611.6733.9028.30GBXCommodity & EnergyBuy
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe Ex UK GBP11.3818.5859.8489.34GBXEquity - Europe ex UKBuy
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe Healthcare GBP5.248.0736.7881.73GBXEquity - Pharma Health & BiotechBuy
Amundi ETF MSCI Germany GBP11.8119.3065.7690.29GBXEquity - Europe Single CountryBuy
Amundi ETF MSCI Italy GBP20.5734.1242.6261.55GBXEquity - Europe Single CountryBuy
Amundi ETF MSCI Spain GBP5.6520.2127.6563.60GBXEquity - Europe Single CountryBuy
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility Factor UCITS ETF GBP7.1810.0753.73111.36GBXEquity - Europe inc UKBuy
Amundi FTSE 100 UCITS ETF C GBP4.8011.5035.2852.59GBPEquity - UKBuy
Amundi MSCI Brazil UCITS ETF C20.4123.817.09-9.29USDEquity - Latin AmericaBuy
BMO Barclays Global High Yield Bond GBP Hedged3.536.79--GBPFixed Int - Global High YieldBuy
BMO Barclays 1-3 Year Global Corporate Bond GBP Hedged0.350.55--GBPFixed Int - GlobalBuy
BMO Barclays 3-7 Year Global Corporate Bond GBP Hedged1.401.38--GBPFixed Int - GlobalBuy
BMO Barclays 7-10 Year Global Corporate Bond GBP Hedged2.461.54--GBPFixed Int - GlobalBuy
BMO Enhanced Income UK Equity UCITS ETF----GBPEquity - UKBuy
BMO Enhanced Income USA Equity UCITS ETF----GBPEquity - USABuy
BMO Enhanced Income Euro Equity UCITS ETF----GBPEquity - Europe ex UKBuy
BMO MSCI Emerging Markets Income Leaders UCITS GBP----GBPEquity - Emerging MarketsBuy
BMO MSCI Europe ex-UK Income Leaders GBP Hedged7.1920.18--GBPEquity - Europe ex UKBuy
BMO MSCI UK Income Leaders4.3413.47--GBPEquity - UKBuy

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